Data protection board briefing—short form
Data protection board briefing—short form

The following Risk & Compliance precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Data protection board briefing—short form

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP day mean for Risk & Compliance?

Date: [insert date]

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      Introduction

      As our [insert appropriate term, eg senior management team or board], it is important for you to understand how data protection law affects [insert organisation name], why it is so important and what we need to do to ensure [insert organisation name]’s compliance. This briefing sets out the key elements of the GDPR and what we have done to ensure we comply.

      If any of the terms in this briefing are unfamiliar, please refer to our [insert name of document, eg detailed board briefing or cheat sheet].

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        Does the GDPR apply to [insert organisation name]?

        It is virtually impossible to operate any business without handling personal data, so it is safe to assume that [insert organisation name] is caught by the GDPR.

        Failure to comply with the GDPR could have serious implications for [insert organisation name]’s reputation, attract claims by

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